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Millennials less helpless than 60% assume

Well over half of people wrongly assume that millennials are useless when it comes to carrying out practical jobs around the home, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). The latest research by the FMB shows that despite well over half (57%) of Brits thinking that …

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Material stock shortages not an issue for merchants

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Members of the Federation of Master Builders have reported shortages of a variety of building materials, with some – notably bricks, windows and roof tiles – having lead times of up to and including a year. However, builders merchants trade association the Builders Merchants Federation, says it is “not aware” …

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Peter Lauener appointed chair of Construction Industry Training Board

Lauener brings a wealth of skills knowledge to the role, having served as chief executive of the Institute Apprenticeships and the Education and Skills Funding Agency. Richard Beresford, chief executive of the National Federation of Builders, said: “Peter’s commitment to the development of skills is beyond question. It is the …

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